This is our latest rundown of the top ten things you need to know this week, in Orlando’s Bungalow Neighborhood news, and some bonus headlines you may have missed.
Our latest episode of “Bungalower and The Bus” on Real Radio 104.1 has been podcasted and is available HERE.
TOP TEN HEADLINES:
- Universal Studios is trying to woo back locals with a killer annual admission package that’s the same price as a one-day ticket.
- The City of Orlando is trying to come up with innovative ways to support businesses during the pandemic.
- Here’s a roundup of all of the rejected proposals for the Winter Park I-4 art project. There were no Godzilla submissions.
- Art and History Museums – Maitland just hired two new co-Executive Directors.
- Winter Park residents have been weighing-in on what they think they need in place before public events and gatherings start again.
- Sideward Brewing in The Milk District has reopened its patio for onsite consumption.
- The corner of Westmoreland and Colonial Drive could look very different if this large development is approved by the City.
- “Learning pods available for students at Orlando community centers.” – Click Orlando
- “Orlando bar owner says ‘party pods’ plan may allow for safe reopening.” – WFTV
- “Bars find loophole to reopen in Orlando.” – WESH 2
ICYMI – (IN CASE YOU MISSED IT):
- “Cool Job Alert: Nature Program Specialist at Bill Frederick Park.” – Bungalower
- “Cool Job Alert: Part-time Grants Specialist at Leu Gardens.” – Bungalower
- “Congress considers #SaveOurStages Act to prop up independent venues.” – Bungalower
- “Hungry Pants launching line of bottled sauces.” – Bungalower
- “2 Princeton grads just bought out hotels in Hawaii and Arkansas and are betting on college students paying them $15,000 to study in a ‘bubble’” – Business Insider
- “Orlando Black Lives Matter mural defaced again, this time with tire tracks.” – Click Orlando
- “Tulsa will move forward with removal of ‘Black Lives Matter’ painted on street.” – KUTV
- “Florida is lagging in Census responses, especially Orange County.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Nearly 11,000 Florida inmates hit by COVID-19.” – Orlando Weekly
- “‘Oh yeah? Where’s the science?’ asked these commenters on an article about the science of how mask-wearing protects from viruses.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Ember Orlando’s Sunday Surrender announces return date.” – Watermark
- “3/2 Lake Highland home designed by OG woman architect asking $539,000.”
- “3/2 Home in Hourglass District asking $224,900.”
- “2/2 Bungalow in Colonialtown asking $350,000.”
HOT EVENTS THIS WEEK:
- Tuesday 8/11: Gastro Obscura – The Art of Pickling (Online)
- Wednesday 8/12: Orlando Sentinel Virtual Career Fair (Online)
- Friday 8/14: Uncovering the Biographies of Objects (Winter Park)